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In my previous role as an executive leading talent management, leadership development, and organizational development functions, I have been responsible for developing, coaching, and supporting new leaders as they transition into new roles. Individuals were often hired from outside, as well as promoted from within the company.
What does it mean to “Lift Every Voice”? To create inclusive spaces, conversations, and work that inhabits deep inclusion?
I think it’s fair to say there is value and richness in having diverse perspectives, cultures, and experiences in our work and lives. Most of us would even say we love when it happens.
Diversity is everywhere. It is in nature, in our cultures, in art, music, languages. Diversity is present in our communities and the perspective of others. Diversity of thought, experiences, and ideas create thriving organizations, teams and enrich our day-to-day lives.
A week ago, I was in a conversation with a friend, and he challenged me with a simple comment, “Restricting or cutting something off when it still has life in it and brings you joy doesn’t make sense to me.”